ENMM20023 - Introduction to Asset and Maintenance Management

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit is designed to introduce students to maintenance strategies, philosophies and procedures, including the basic principles of asset management systems. Students will investigate and report on key concepts relating to asset and maintenance management in their organisation. They will analyse causes and develop solutions to asset and maintenance management problems and recognise and apply quality control procedures and quality assurance systems. This unit also helps students to develop the multi-literacy skills they will require to be a successful learner.


Level Postgraduate
Unit Level 8
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band SCA Band 2
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Postgraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 30%
2. Written Assessment 40%
3. Presentation and Written Assessment 30%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 57.69% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Have Your Say
It would be great to have more Zoom sessions where you discuss each module in more detail. The recorded sessions were really good.
It is not possible to have more Zoom sessions however lecturers will be advised to spend extra time answering questions, and this time can be compensated with tutorial time.
Action Taken
The lecturer often spent extra time in the class; also, students were reminded to attend tutorial classes regularly.
Source: Have Your Say
Lecturer is very helpful and made every effort to make sure we all understood what was required.
Lecturer will maintain good practices.
Action Taken
The lecturer is are encouraged to maintain the teaching quality and keep improving where possible.
Source: Have your Say
The unit has valuable information that I managed to apply straight away at work. The content helped me grow and improve my work experience. The lecturer was very helpful and knowledgeable.
Good practices will be retained as is.
Action Taken
Source: Moodle
Option of enrolling in only one unit, in the first term of the Graduate certificate to make an easy start and one unit in Term 3 of the year must be explained well before the census date.
Students will be explained the advantages of enrolling in only one unit in the term they start the course, two units in the subsequent term and one unit in Term 3 of the academic year well before the census date. The Student Advisors Team will be informed in advance that new students should not be allowed to enroll in second unit until they specifically ask for it.
Action Taken
Source: Moodle
Weekly lectures are very helpful and unit contents can be directly applied at the workplace.
Good practices will be maintained
Action Taken
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. Develop multi-literacy skills required to become a successful learner, including reflection, communication, referencing and presentation skills
  2. Investigate and report on the key concepts relating to asset and maintenance management in your organisation as outlined in asset management policy
  3. Explain the management of maintenance from a business centred perspective
  4. Analyse the causes and develop solutions to asset and maintenance management problems
  5. Apply asset and maintenance management principles to improve organisational effectiveness as a part of the continuous improvement plan
  6. Recognise and apply quality control procedures and quality assurance systems required in a quality management plan.


Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Written Assessment
3 - Presentation and Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 - Knowledge
2 - Communication
3 - Cognitive, technical and creative skills
4 - Research
5 - Self-management
6 - Ethical and Professional Responsibility
7 - Leadership
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Advanced Level
Professional Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8